“The World of Archaeology” Workshop at the BA

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The Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum, affiliated to the Cultural Outreach Sector– in collaboration with the Taha Hussein Library for the Blind and Visually Impaired – organizes a mid-year-vacation workshop for blind and visually impaired children entitled “The World of Archaeology” on 28 January and 4 February 2020, from 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Antiquities Museum.

The Workshop is divided into:

  • Coloring a selection of simple images of archaeological pieces, and introducing them to participants.
  • Introducing the participants to the costumes that ancient Egyptians and Greeks used to wear through touching the fabric.
  • Molding clay figures for some archaeological pieces in the Museum.

The activity includes the screening of the film Mummification, with special audio subtitles for the blind.